WORLD TEST CHAMPIONSHIP PROCEEDING AS PER PLANS SAYS ICC

The most awaited final match of the World Test Championship is scheduled to be held in June 2021 with the top ten teams of each playing six home series and six away series in a span of the two-year period. 

But the schedule is disrupted to the coronavirus pandemic as few of the test series has been postponed of the scheduled date this year.

Geoff Allardice, the general manager of the ICC is reported to have said that the matches which were postponed would be rescheduled to another date after discussions which are ongoing with the members. 

He added that talks are underway in getting updates from the member countries and the series on in England is part of WTC and all the series will be a part of the championships if identified and it is to get a feel if they could be completed within the competition window which will end in March next year.

The following are the series that are postponed due to coronavirus pandemic this year Srilanka against England, Bangladesh Vs Australia, West Indies Vs South Africa, Srilanka Vs Bangladesh, and Bangladesh Vs New Zealand are the ones. It is said that if all these series could be rescheduled before June of 2021 then the final of the world test Championship will be played on time.

WORLD TEST CHAMPIONSHIP PROCEEDING AS PER PLANS SAYS ICC
WORLD TEST CHAMPIONSHIP PROCEEDING AS PER PLANS SAYS ICC

Allardice says that things change quite quickly is one thing that they have learned in the last weeks and it is very hard to predict how the situation will be in many countries. He adds that they will be able to give a clear picture of resumption only after the other countries 

August 5th will see England and Pakistan against each other and this three-match series becomes a part of the World Test Championship and The four-match Test series between India and Australia scheduled for December 4th at Brisbane also forms a part of WTC.

With India and Australia in the top standings of the WTC, Geoff Allardice the general manager of the World Test Championship says that WTC is proceeding as planned and the final of WTC would be played at Lord’s Cricket Ground in 2021.

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